It seems the battle for the Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweathr Irish and UK broadcasting rights is over.
The Mirror reported today that Sky Sports has won the bidding, beating out BT Sports, to secure their position as the sole pay-per-view distributor for the upcoming boxing match on August 26.
Sky Sports News then confirmed the news.
BREAKING NEWS: Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office on August 26. #SSN
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) July 31, 2017
The Mirror also reports it will cost — despite £100 figures being circulated around — the more usual £19.95, or €24.95 in Ireland.
For American fans, the cost will be slightly more steep, with $99.95 being charged for the high-definition version.
— Sky Sports Boxing 🥊 (@SkySportsBoxing) July 31, 2017